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THE STORY:

  Thanks for visiting my donation page. There are a couple of ways to justify your donation; first you could consider it as a great way to support The Pittsburgh Promise in their efforts to provide college funding for inner city school kids or you could look at it as a way of encouraging me to inflict great bodily pain upon myself. Whether you have a kind heart for these kids or you just like the sadistic nature of encouraging me in inflict pain upon myself doesn’t matter to me, your contribution is appreciated either way.

 I would never ask for a donation without putting some effort into the task myself. As many of you know, I have run a lot of these crazy long races. I keep saying I am done but for some unknown reason I have again signed up to run the Badwater 135 (www.badwater.com). This event is a Death Valley crossing with a few mountain ranges thrown in for good measure. I have completed the race 4 times in the past but this one is going to be exceptionally challenging. In addition to the fact that I am getting too old to do this stuff, my knees are not in good shape and I have struggled with my training. Sore knees, lack of long runs and limited heat training all lead to potential disaster this time. It is a train wreck just waiting to happen. 

The only good reason for me attempting the Badwater 135 is that it give me a good reason to raise money for a great charity. Thanks again for your support.  

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$4,055

MONEY RAISED
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  • Chip & Beth Lang

     

  • Bertie Werley

    $100

  • Dena Schmid

    $25

  • Anonymous

    $25

  • John and Laura Tully

    $100

  • Joan and Ray Serre

    $100

  • Dave Hedgepeth

    $100

  • John & Char

    $100

  • Paul Kraus

    $100

  • John and Julie Ross

    $25

  • Barbara and Joe Centofante

    $100

  • Kim Deceder

    $135

  • Tom Neff

    $50

  • Dan and Sandy Buysse

    $100

  • Lee and Teresa Cunningham

    $100

  • Scott Finnell

    $100

  • Rob and Kristin Truesdell

    $50

  • LuAnn and Mitch Holt

    $50

  • Theresa Driscoll

    $250

  • Tom Nicholson

    $50

  • Dan M

    $100

  • Beth Davies

    $100

  • Margaret Guliokas

    $100

  • Brad and Daesha Hensler

    $100

  • Lee "Smeck" Yeckel

    $50

  • Marianne and Stan Grossman

    $100

  • Eric Patterson

    $100

  • Val Elliott

    $50

  • John Elfers

    $50

  • Charlie Tillett - $2/mile

    $270

  • Darrin Duncan

    $50

  • Lisa and Mark Witte

    $100

  • Frank and Lori Piedimonte

    $50

  • James Brzezinski

    $50

  • Dave and Sharon D'Angelo

    $100

  • Samir Bagri

    $100

  • Maria Mager

    $75

  • The Conwell's

    $100

  • JD and Karen Wilson

    $100

  • Greg Herrema

    $250

  • Laura Emmerling

     

  • Lou D'Angelo

    $100

  • Bill Schweizer

    $100

  • Tim End

    $50

  • Jan and Wayne Kurtz

    $50

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81% Raised of $5,000 Goal

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The Team: $4,055 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

jeff gleason

Amount Raised

$3,955

 

79% Raised of $5,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Bertie Werley

Amount Raised

$100

Donor Comments

Jan and Wayne Kurtz

Jan and Wayne Kurtz

DONATION: $50

1 month ago

Tim End

Tim End

DONATION: $50

1 month ago

Bill Schweizer

Bill Schweizer

DONATION: $100

Have a great race 2 months ago

Lou D'Angelo

Lou D'Angelo

DONATION: $100

2 months ago

Laura Emmerling

Laura Emmerling

2 months ago

Greg Herrema

Greg Herrema

DONATION: $250

Jeff, Thanks for running for The Pittsburgh Promise, a great cause. 2 months ago

JD and Karen Wilson

JD and Karen Wilson

DONATION: $100

2 months ago

The Conwell's

The Conwell's

DONATION: $100

Amazing! 2 months ago

Maria Mager

Maria Mager

DONATION: $75

2 months ago

Samir Bagri

Samir Bagri

DONATION: $100

Very impressive Jeff. Great cause. Gig em! 2 months ago